Manchester City, owned by Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Mansour, is at the top of the table when it comes to salaries. The Global Sports Salaries Survey 2013, by sportingintelligence.com, ranked City the highest paying sports club in the world, with an average annual salary of $8,059,477. This equates to an average weekly pay of $154,990. (Getty Images)
Willie Walsh has always been one of the most outspoken chief executives in the aviation industry but now having steered British Airways and Iberia back into the black, the Irishman is proving there is metal behind his words.